Downtown Kannapolis, INC

About DKI

Mission

Downtown Kannapolis Inc. provides community-based leadership in achieving the vision for downtown Kannapolis in partnership with local government, businesses, and property owners. We are a sustainable organization working for the citizens of Kannapolis. Formed in 2011, DKI strives for a thriving downtown through marketing and promotion, coordination of events and programs and support of investments in the physical environment. We want everyone to “Experience Downtown Kannapolis.”

Vision

Downtown Kannapolis captures the heart of our community with its aesthetic charm and history. It is the epicenter for health & nutrition activity in the region and serves as a gathering place for social, cultural, civic and business activities, incorporating a thriving mix of uses.

Board of Directors (2017/2018)

President: Michael Knox – Kannnapolis Arts

Treasurer: Ann Strickland – Branch Manager, First Bank

Ken Rodell – Evergreen Promotional Marketing

Eric Dearmon – Senior Vice President, SunTrust Investment Services

Dawn Evans – Editions Bookstore and Coffee Shop

Huyla Jackson – Retired

Gayle Love Lee – Vice President of Partnership & Visitor Services, Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Peggy Rogers – Co-Owner, Omega Graphics

Megan Smit –

Becky Tolle – City of Kannapolis Liaison

Meetings

Quarterly Volunteer Recruitment Meetings for FY 17/18

Thursday Sep 21, 2017 6:00 PM (Train Station Multi-Purpose Room – 201 South Main Street)
Recruit volunteers for Kaleidoscope, classes and Mother/Son event
Thursday January 25, 2018 6:00 PM (Laureate Center – 401 Laureate Way)
End of the year “Thank you” recognition & recruit volunteers for the remainder of the year, including Daddy/Daughter & Jiggy
Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:00 PM (Train Station Multi-Purpose Room – 201 South Main Street)
Recruit volunteers for Jiggy
Thursday, June 21, 2018 6:00 PM (Train Station Multi-Purpose Room – 201 South Main Street)
Recruit volunteers for Toast of Kann, Kaleidoscope and classes

Membership

DKI membership is open to businesses and individual with an interest in seeing downtown thrive. Visit our Membership Directory page for more information.
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Committees

DKI has the following committees to move forward on its work plan. We rely on volunteers to run this organization and would love to have your energy and time. Please email downtownkannapolis@gmail.com if you are interested in serving on one of these committees.

Events & Promotions Committee – To put on quality events in downtown for the benefit of the community and to promote a positive image of downtown Kannapolis.

Community Involvement Committee – To build support for DKI through engagement of new and existing members.

Kannapolis Arts Committee – To put on cultural arts events in downtown for the benefit of the community.


Membership Directory

DKI membership is open to any business or individual with an interest in seeing downtown Kannapolis thrive. If you are interested in membership, please email downtownkannapolis@gmail.com. Please visit or contact DKI members below to learn more about their business.     Business Name Contact Name Phone Individual member Abernathy, Tony   Individual member Ali, Abdul […]

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